Courage vs Enterprise - What's the difference?

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Courage is a related term of enterprise.


As nouns the difference between courage and enterprise

is that courage is courage while enterprise is a company, business, organization, or other purposeful endeavor.

As a verb enterprise is

to undertake an enterprise, or something hazardous or difficult.

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courage

English

Noun

(-)
  • The quality of a confident character not to be afraid or intimidated easily but without being incautious or inconsiderate.
  • "A great part of courage is the courage of having done the thing before."
    It takes a lot of courage to be successful in business.
  • The ability to do things which one finds frightening.
  • "Courage is not the absence of fear. It is acting in spite of it."
    He plucked up the courage to tell her how he felt.

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * courageous * discourage * encourage

    Verb

    (courag)
  • (label) To encourage.
  • *:
  • *:And wete yow wel sayd kynge Arthur vnto Vrres syster I shalle begynne to handle hym and serche vnto my power not presumyng vpon me that I am soo worthy to hele youre sone by my dedes / but I wille courage other men of worshyp to doo as I wylle doo
  • *(William Tyndale) (1494-1536)
  • *:Paul writeth unto Timothyto courage him.
  • See also

    * fearlessness * bield English abstract nouns ----

    enterprise

    Alternative forms

    * enterprize (chiefly archaic) * entreprise (chiefly archaic)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A company, business, organization, or other purposeful endeavor.
  • The (GSEs) are a group of financial services corporations which have been created by the United States Congress.
    A micro-enterprise is defined as a business having 5 or fewer employees and a low seed capital.
  • An undertaking or project, especially a daring and courageous one.
  • Biosphere 2 was a scientific enterprise aimed at the exploration of the complex web of interactions within life systems.
  • A willingness to undertake new or risky projects; energy and initiative.
  • He has shown great enterprise throughout his early career.
  • an active participation in projects
  • Synonyms

    * initiative

    Derived terms

    * enterprising * commercial enterprise * scientific enterprise

    Verb

    (enterpris)
  • To undertake an enterprise, or something hazardous or difficult.
  • (Alexander Pope)
  • To undertake; to begin and attempt to perform; to venture upon.
  • * Dryden
  • The business must be enterprised this night.
  • * T. Otway
  • What would I not renounce or enterprise for you!
  • To treat with hospitality; to entertain.
  • * Spenser
  • Him at the threshold met, and well did enterprise .
    (Webster 1913)